England - A. H. Baldwin - brought to the United States in the late 1920s and traded to Frank H. Shumway - Elmer S. Sears - Wayte Raymond 10/1928 - Henry C. Hines - Dr. William H. Sheldon, 1945 - Harold E. Whiteneck - Numismatic Gallery “1947 ANA”, lot 851 - Harold E. Whiteneck - Dr. James O. Sloss, 9/1958 - R. E. Naftzger, Jr., 2/1992 - Eric Streiner - Jay Parrino (The Mint) 4/1996 - Jack Wadlington (via Bob Grellman & Chris McCawley), 11/2005 - Dan Holmes Collection - Goldbergs 9/2009:352, $977,500
David Hall: The year 1799 is a magic year for large cent enthusiasts. There are two varieties, the 1799 'normal date" and the 1799/8 overdate. There is only one known mint state example of this date, the 1799 normal date from the Dan Holmes collection. The coin's previous owners included Ted Naftzger and Dr. William Sheldon.
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